I scream, you scream, we all scream for bike lanes!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for bike lanes!

Despite popular lore, SVBC employees do not spend all of our time on bicycles, tooling about town with the sun on our faces, fighting injustice in the name of pedal-powered propulsion. Most days, we are stuck at our desks or in meetings, warmed only by the blue glow...

February Los Altos BPAC update

Thanks to Wes Brinsfield for providing an update on the Los Altos Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission. Want to share the latest from your BPAC, BAC, Traffic Commission, or Complete Streets Committee? Just email submissions@bikesiliconvalley.org! A study session...
Read the proposed California helmet bill

Read the proposed California helmet bill

As we are sure that you’ve heard, there is a proposed law in the California State Senate to require bicycle helmets for all people riding bicycles, regardless of age, as well as reflective clothing for all people riding bicycles after sundown. Silicon Valley...
Willow Glen begins pilot road diet

Willow Glen begins pilot road diet

di·et noun noun: diet; plural noun: diets 1. the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats. "a vegetarian diet" 2. a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons. "I'm going on a diet" road...
Mayors’ Challenge for Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety

Mayors’ Challenge for Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety

On January 22nd, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx issued a challenge to mayors and local elected officials to improve safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians of all ages and abilities. As SVBC has been working on our Vision Zero initiative...